Author name: Richard Webb

Richard Webb has been active for more than 20 years in both professional aviation and canopy sports. He is a former F-14 Tomcat and F/A-18 SuperHornet fighter pilot... yes, the ones you land on aircraft carriers. He holds an Aeronautical Engineering degree and multiple Flight Instructor certificates in Airplanes and Helicopters. With steady progression and extensive global exploration in the basejumping community, Richard has used his aviation and educational background as a springboard to develop a ‘smarter, not harder’ methodology to wingsuit basejumping. His deliberate use of the scientific method has enabled a prolific chapter of new and technical wingsuit exits in the American Southwest in recent years.

Speed and AOA: FAQ

With the recent academic interest surrounding Speed and Angle of Attack in Wingsuit BASE, I’m getting numerous questions on real-world connections between the two. Thank you for your inquiring minds… I’ll try my best to answer some of the more popular questions below… 1) Are smaller suits safer in Wingsuit BASE because they’re faster? Wow,

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